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Attempted Murder Conviction Affirmed Despite Questionable Cell Phone Search

State v. Robert Lee Moore Appellant was convicted of attempted murder. The victim in this case was found shot in a Taco Bell parking lot. Officers who responded to the scene searched the victim’s car and found several cell phones, one of which belonged to the defendant. An investigating officer removed the SIM card from

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SC Supreme Court: “Strong Evidence” Charge is Erroneous

State v. Cheeks Cheeks was convicted of trafficking crack cocaine. On appeal, Cheeks argues that (1) the search warrant authorized in his case was defective, and (2) the trial judge’s “strong evidence” charge was erroneous. The Court quickly disposes of the search warrant issue, finding no error. Turning to the “strong evidence” charge, the Court

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